Blockchain technology could ‘revolutionise’ charity regulation, says report
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Blockchain technology could ‘revolutionise’ charity regulation, says report

21 Jul 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

Blockchain technology could eventually be used to carry out many of the functions of a traditional regulator, according to a new paper by the Charities Aid Foundation.

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